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George William KELLY

Regimental number6106
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWire netting machinist
AddressLancelot Street, Five Dock, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28.4
Height5' 2"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby May Kelly, Lancelot Street, Five Dock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMember, Five Dock Rifle Club
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date30 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bakara', 22 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gas poisoning), 30 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 May 1935
Age at death47
Place of burialSt Thomas Cemetery (Section 34 Grave 10B), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, KELLY George William

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